H.R.6315 - REDUCE Government Act112th Congress (2011-2012)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Fleming, John [R-LA-4] (Introduced 08/02/2012)|
|Committees:||House - Oversight and Government Reform; Rules; Appropriations|
|Latest Action:||House - 08/02/2012 Referred to the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, and in addition to the Committees on Rules, and Appropriations, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.6315 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (08/02/2012)
Realign and Eliminate Duplicative Unnecessary Costly Excess in Government Act of 2012 or the REDUCE Government Act - Establishes the Federal Realignment and Closure Commission to assess the effectiveness and accountability of federal agency programs. Requires the Commission, during 2013, 2014, and 2015, to: (1) evaluate all agencies and programs to eliminate duplicative functions and wasteful or inefficient spending or mismanagement; and (2) recommend the realignment or elimination of agencies or programs that have completed their intended purpose, have become irrelevant, or have failed to meet their objectives.
Requires the President to: (1) transmit to the Commission and to Congress a report containing the President's approval or disapproval of the Commission's plan and recommendations, and (2) eliminate or realign all agencies and programs pursuant to the Commission's recommendations approved by the President unless Congress enacts a resolution disapproving such recommendations.
Makes rescissions from specified federal programs to offset the cost of this Act.